Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
For every child, hope..
The Division of Financial and Administrative Management (DFAM) has taken on the responsibility for records management in order to lead the operationalizing of the strategy of technology driven records management to achieve the objectives of a centralized Enterprise Content Management (ECM).
The position is strategically situated in DFAM as the focal point for UNICEF’s centrally managed archives. The position is critical in maintaining easy access to UNICEF Archives and plays an important role in (1) managing documents in line with their ongoing usefulness and significance. (2) supporting the identification of archival value based on the administrative, legal, fiscal, evidential, or historical information contained in the records to justify their continued preservation. (3) providing guidance to the UNICEF staff managing archival holdings, on handling of materials containing sensitive information.
How can you make a difference?
Under the direct supervision of the Chief Administrative Management Section(AMS) in DFAM, the incumbent will be part of the team
responsible for the management of archival holdings at UNICEF NYHQ and support of the organization's archival function. the key functions of this post are as follows:
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have:
Education: An Advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in Archival Studies, information management sciences, records management, library management sciences or in a related field with demonstrated expert knowledge of archives- and information management-related international standards, principles and best practices.
Language: Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.